Building Peace Foundation
Building Peace Foundation is an Italy-based registered Foundation (N. 94133890304) dedicated to building sustainable shelter for displaced people.
We developed the Re:Build model with the mission to bring dignity and hope to human beings trapped in emergency settlements, by providing them with safer,
more lasting, re-deployable facilities that can be built by the communities themselves.
Dr Hawa Abdi Foundation
The Dr Hawa Abdi Foundation (DHAF)’s mission is to create access to basic human rights in Somalia through building sustainable institutions in healthcare, education, agriculture, and social entrepreneurship.
With over thirty years of experience serving as change-makers in society, our vision is to generate socially empowered and environmentally-responsible communities committed to sustaining long-lasting peace in Somalia.
Small Works by Cameron Sinclair
Small Works is a for purpose design firm that partners with social venon-profits profits and foundations to implement building solutions for communities in need. We work in community development, conservation and post-disaster reconstruction.
UN WCDRR (Disaster Risk Reduction)
UNISDR’s mandate has been defined by a number of United Nations General Assembly Resolutions, the most notable of which is “to serve as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the United Nations system and regional organizations and activities in socio-economic and humanitarian fields”
HOMY Alternative Building Technologies
Homy is an international company specialising in light steel frame constructions based on modular prefabricated systems.
With head offices in Lugano, in the Italian part of Switzerland, and numerous branches in Italy and around the globe, Homy’s philosophy is encapsulated in its concreteness and flexibility. These qualities coexist in Homy thanks to prestigious technical partnerships with strategic suppliers based in Europe and a global presence across the five continents.
From design to the construction site, the Homy system is recognisable by its simplicity.
The Barefoot College, India
The Barefoot College connects rural communities to solar, water, education, professions and advocacy to help communities and individuals take control of their lives and the wellbeing of their communities.
For more than 40 years, The Barefoot College has designed new ways to nurture and support a journey to empowerment, one village at a time, one woman at a time. We demystify and decentralise technology and put new tools in the hands of the rural poor with a singular objective of spreading self-sufficiency and sustainability. With a geographic focus on the Least Developed Countries, we train women worldwide as solar engineers, innovators and educators, who then return to their villages to bring light and learning to their community.